A few years ago, I was sitting in this swanky Bollywood office, staring goggle-eyed at a group of film execs (major international studio, Indian wing). I'd just finished pitching Turbulence, a superhero novel I'd written.
Today film blogger Todd Stadtman gives us a crash course on the many fantastic superheroes to grace the Indian film industry. Meet the legion of bootleg Supermen, the invisible Mr. India, and the archer Toofan, who's 900% more badass than Green Arrow and Hawkeye put together.
Well, that's not entirely true. Calling the new 3D Hindi superhero flick Ra.One the Bollywood Tron or Iron Man would be a bit of a misnomer. The most apt parallel for Ra.One would be Automan, that swiftly cancelled 1983 cop show about a crime-fighting hologram. And like Automan, Ra.One is shitstorm preposterous in all…
Enthiran (aka Robot) took the world by storm with its crazy robo-centipede action. Can Shah Rukh Khan's Ra.One bring the same level of special effects and insanity? We're cautiously optimistic. Watch the first full-length trailer and decide for yourself.
Remember the crazy robot centipede from Enthiran, the Indian movie that mashed up Transformers and Terminator? Here's the Bollywood film that everyone's saying is going to top that. Ra.One, starring Shah Rukh Khan, is coming this fall.
Ever since the robot epic Enthiran became one of India's most successful movies ever, the stakes have been rising for Ra.One (Random Access One), the rival science fiction movie from Shah Rukh Khan. Here's our first look.
We've been curious about Shah Rukh Khan's superhero film, India's most expensive movie ever, for ages. And now it seems if you live in Miami, you can get an early look at what the fuss is all about. Now it turns out the movie, titled Ra.One, will be filming in Miami in February. We've heard several synopses of this…